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by | February 24, 2018 | 20:41

Meanwhile, night-time temperatures on Saturday and Sunday are predicted drop sharply under clear skies, leading to widespread hard frost and unsafe icy conditions for many. A forecaster joked that spring had been "postponed" due to the chill arriving from the east just before March 1 - the first day of the meteorological spring.

by | February 24, 2018 | 20:17

Turkey has been obstructing the Saipem 12000 drillship from approaching an area in Block 3 of Cyprus's EEZ since February 9, citing naval exercises. EU Council President Donald Tusk , speaking Friday in Brussels after chairing a summit of EU leaders, said they "urgently call on Turkey to terminate these activities".

by | February 24, 2018 | 20:16

Four people were arrested on Friday. Ajithkumar, who is leading the probe, said that the post-mortem confirms the cause of death to be the injuries. "It was officials who entered the forest and pointed out Madhu to them", the sister had alleged. Madhu used to wander around and lived in the forest and caves.

by | February 24, 2018 | 19:54

The Broward County School district said in a statement that its security system footage could be reviewed in both real-time or be rewound to see events that were previously recorded. The sale of bump stocks will be completely banned under the proposal. Active shooter training would also be mandatory for the first week of each semester.

by | February 24, 2018 | 19:20

Russia's Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet is specifically designed for air superiority and attack roles. On Thursday, Gen Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander, said he was unaware of reports surrounding the Su-57 in Syria , but added the situation in Syria grows more complex by the day.

by | February 24, 2018 | 18:47

Marlins players and staff wore maroon shirts that read "MSD STRONG" before the game, and chief executive officer and part owner Derek Jeter mingled with the teams and even posed for selfies with some players. The announcement comes the same morning that some staff members returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , nine days after the shooting. He again proposed arming teachers as a solution to school safety, a method long championed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) gun ...

by | February 24, 2018 | 18:38

However, when she increased the difficulty of the routine to 4.800 in the second round, her execution score dipped to 8.833. She ended up with the silver medal and her score was 13.699. She had bagged a medal in 2005 which motivated her to take up gymnastics as a sport. He is still in the fray for the final round of the parallel bars tomorrow.

by | February 24, 2018 | 18:28

The Bolero was speeding and is reported to have lost control near the school. The hospital manager said that all the injured were being treated better and the condition of four wounded kids is serious, which has been kept in the ICU, all the doctors are engaged in the treatment.

by | February 24, 2018 | 17:24

Ivanka Trump , who had dinner with South Korean President Moon Jae-in after she arrived on Friday, is expected to watch the big air, curling and speed skating events during her visit. In light of past USA embargoes, that is likely an overstatement, but Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin confirmed the sanctions covered virtually all ships that North Korea is "using at this moment in time".

by | February 24, 2018 | 13:59

This incident indeed comes as a shock because despite being the state with the highest literacy rate, people in Kerala display a regressive mindset and even choose to take pictures and selfies of such incidents rather than helping the victims.

by | February 24, 2018 | 13:58

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) seemed to score a remarkable own goal during CNN's gun violence town hall on Wednesday, when he mentioned the possibility of an assault weapons ban as though it would be a very bad thing - and the crowd erupted in cheers.

by | February 24, 2018 | 13:57

The company got a big boost from " The Angry Birds Movie " in 2016, which grossed almost $350 million in ticket sales worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo. But investors have always been anxious about Rovio's ability to churn out new hit games and absorb the high cost of getting new users. "The games have to have genuine pull and at the moment, they just don't really have such games".

by | February 24, 2018 | 13:49

You try and get whatever you can out of them". "I look at some of the best players around the world and sometimes I do try and bat like them", said Smith. "Dressing room is such that every one is enjoying this success and the process is such that everyone is giving their inputs to Ravi bhai ". Raina was part of the 2011 World Cup-winning team and also played in the 2015 World Cup Down Under.

by | February 24, 2018 | 13:34

US envoy Sung Kim met President Rodrigo Duterte's chief aide on Thursday to discuss the US "Worldwide Threat Assessment" released last week, in which the Manila's violent war on drugs was listed as a regional threat. Our judiciary and the courts are functioning as usual. The Worldwide Threat Assessment Report also cited findings of U.S. democracy watchdog Freedom House, which alleged that the Philippines was among states that used social media to silence government critics.

by | February 24, 2018 | 13:28

Speaking to reporters in Washington DC on Friday (early Saturday AEDT) just hours before meeting President Donald Trump at the White House, Mr Turnbull thanked Mr Barnaby for his service as deputy prime minister. Ms Marriott's lawyer, Emma Salerno, said her client wanted Mr Joyce to be held to account, and hoped her complaint would see the party develop clear processes for handling such complaints.

by | February 24, 2018 | 13:25

As it now stands net neutrality ensures that internet providers won't be able to block or limit access to content by offering paid workarounds. Net neutrality proponents argued that the FCC needs net neutrality to prevent ISPs from unfairly blocking, throttling, or preferring some content, while conservatives argued that net neutrality would diminish the freedom of the Internet.

by | February 24, 2018 | 12:48

A crash left South Korea trailing in the Final A, dashing their chances of being the third consecutive home country to win the 5000m relay after Russian Federation and Canada completed the feat in 2010 and 2014. At the time of this writing, Canada had claimed 17 medals - six gold, five silver and six bronze - the third most medals behind Norway and Germany.

by | February 24, 2018 | 12:46

Mnuchin said intelligence reports and public information suggests sanctions on North Korea "are beginning to have a significant impact on their ability to fund their programs". Speaking with Trump on Friday, Turnbull said Australia is also committed to deterring North Korea's weapons program through its own sanctions and by enforcing United Nations Security Council measures.

by | February 24, 2018 | 12:41

While the term of 58 sitting members from 16 states expires in April-May 2018, an additional seat was vacated after Rajya Sabha MP Veerendra Kumar from JD (U) resigned in protest of Nitish Kumar's alliance with the BJP in Bihar. Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous State, accounts for 10 MPs including Samajwadi Party's Kiranmoi Nandha, Darshan Singh, Naresh Aggarwal and Jaya Bachchan (wife of Amitabh Bachchan), BJP's Vinay Katiyar, Congress' Pramod Tiwari.

by | February 24, 2018 | 12:30

The South Koreans got off to a quick start, scoring 3 points in the first end. Diggins - who thrust herself across the finish line to give the Americans a dazzling gold medal in the cross-country team sprint - has been selected as the US flagbearer for Sunday night's closing ceremony.

by | February 24, 2018 | 12:15

To fully understand its original objective, it must be quoted in full: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed". "And the phrase ".security of a free State." referred primarily to each of the individual 13 states. The state militia was both symbolic and a reality of this fact.

by | February 24, 2018 | 12:05

Violence has been on the rise as the Afghan security forces struggle against a surge in attacks by anti-government fighters since the drawdown of foreign forces in the past three years. In two other attacks on Saturday in volatile southern Helmand province, suicide vehicle bombs killed at least two soldiers and wounded more than a dozen others, officials said.

by | February 24, 2018 | 11:55

The correlation between legalization and teen use has been hotly debated for years, but the study found that in states where the drug is legalized for medicinal purposes there was no increase in use among teenagers compared to usage levels before legalization, according to Live Science .

by | February 24, 2018 | 11:44

The H-1B programme offers temporary U.S. visas that allow companies to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers . If the company is able to only demonstrate that the beneficiary will have the specified work for less than three years, then the visa would be granted for that shorter duration.

by | February 24, 2018 | 11:12

As many as three persons, identified as Basudev Naik, Digvijay and Jai Prakash Agarwal, have been arrested by police over their alleged involvement in the attack. The bypoll necessitated by the death of Congress MLA Subal Sahu in August 2017, is witnessing a triangular fight between the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and Biju Janata Dal .